Kostya Tszyu vs. Ben Tackie
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2002-05-18 : Kostya Tszyu 140 lbs beat Ben Tackie 139½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Jay Nady
- Judge: Duane Ford 119-108
- Judge: Chuck Giampa 120-108
- Judge: Bill Graham 120-108
- World Boxing Council Light Welterweight Title (6th defending of Tszyu)
- World Boxing Association Light Welterweight Title (3rd defending of Tszyu)
- International Boxing Federation Light Welterweight Title (1st defending of Tszyu)
- Weights: Tszyu 140 lbs, Tackie 139.5 lbs
- Tszyu defends his newly awarded Ring Magazine Jr. Welterweight world title.
- Tszyu suffered a welt under his right eye, while Tackie had one under his left eye. Both bled around the mouth.
- Tszyu out jabbed Tackie all night long.